Values and Vision: ‘Aspiring to excellence’

The Cedars Academy is an 11 to 18 academy in Birstall that is committed to exacting high standards, raising attainment and demanding creative excellence from its staff and pupils. At the Cedars Academy we are driven to ensure pupil success is at the core of all our work. We provide a vibrant and engaging curriculum which promotes the love of learning, and prepares young people for the next steps in their lives.

We believe that through careful planning and delivering the very best teaching at every stage of their educational journey that pupils at The Cedars Academy will make outstanding progress. We will rigorously check all pupils are making progress in their learning and intervene decisively to remove any barriers to pupil achievement.

We know that by working hard and aspiring to excellence in all we do, pupils at The Cedars Academy will achieve the best possible outcomes and success. We are ambitious and aspirational for our staff and pupils; we believe passionately that every pupil will succeed and are committed to equality of opportunity.

Jason Smith
Head of Academy

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  • Results Day

    13th July 2017

    A Level Results will be available on Thursday 17 August 2017 from 9.00am onwards in the PTC. GCSE Results will be available on Thursday 24 August 2017 from 9.00am onwards in the PTC.

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  • Year 9s Explore Loughborough University Campus

    29th June 2017

    On Tuesday this week, a select group of 10 Year 9 pupils visited Loughborough University – to ‘De-mystify Higher Education’ and to see what going to university has to offer, how a degree can enhance career and earning opportunities and to find out what life as an undergraduate is really like. We had a talk… Read more »

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  • Year 6 Induction Update

    29th June 2017

    Year 6 Induction Update. As you may already know next week is our Induction Week at The Cedars Academy. Key information regarding proceedings is below: Monday 3rd July – New Year 7 Parents Evening – 6.30-8pm – PTC Building At this evening parents and pupils will be given key information about the induction days, find… Read more »

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  • Leicester College trip

    26th June 2017

    On Tuesday 20th June, myself and Mrs Goodwin had the great pleasure of taking some of our Year 10 pupils out to the Leicester College Discovery Day. Pupils had the opportunity to enjoy taster sessions in vocational subjects such as carpentry courses, electrician courses, plumbing, painting and decorating, hairdressing and beauty. Pupils were very ‘hands… Read more »

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  • The Cedars Jazz Band play Al Fresco

    26th June 2017

    The Cedars Jazz Band took their chilled out grooves and improvisations to the Highcliffe PTA Summer Fair on Saturday 17th June. Despite being their first ever outdoor gig, sweltering heat and police van sirens punctuating the tunes, they managed to entertain a hugely appreciative crowd and played a fantastic set – well done to all… Read more »

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  • Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award

    22nd June 2017

    Congratulations to Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award Participants On the weekend of 10th & 11th June, and last weekend, our Year 9 and 10 pupils successfully completed their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions; walking 15 or more miles with full rucksacks in temperatures of 30 degrees! Well Done to all of you! Mr Bonham

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